Coastal Allure of Kyparissia
Blessed by almost year-round sunshine, this small seaside town emits effortless charm, boasting cultural and historical importance, sitting alongside a range of beautiful beaches, all ensuring the town transforms into a vibrant destination during the peak summer months. Kyparissia holidays, however, can be enjoyed at any time of the year, whether you’re seeking peace and quiet during your exploration of ancient sites in off season, or hoping for hustle and bustle in the summer sun of the Peloponnese on the soft sand.
You’ll also discover stunning natural sites surrounding the streets, beaches and landmarks of Kyparissia, from mountains, olive groves and waterfalls, all perfect environments for outdoor enthusiasts to traverse, whether on foot or by mountain bike. In addition to the buzz of the outdoors, you can also discover insights into the history of Greece, with numerous ancient and archaeological sites to be explored in and around the town during your holidays to Kyparissia, ensuring a great balance of activities for visitors.
Ancient Castles and Natural Beauty
If the summer sun is sizzling and the temptation is just too much, don’t be ashamed to transform the essence of Kyparissia to one of an unrivalled beach break destination. A beach sits just beside the vibrant mix of shops, bars and restaurants, ensuring convenience and comfort on the sand. Of the finest beaches in the area, make sure you spend some time on beautiful Ai Lagoudis, blessed by clean and soft sand beside wonderfully-clear water, while Kartela is preferred by some for its sedate and secluded atmosphere. Another great beach is nearby Kalo Nero, a 2km-long stony beach known for being the hatching ground for turtles and well worth a visit during your holidays in Kyparissia.
Culture vultures and history buffs will find much interest in some of the ancient sites dotted around the town, found in crumbling ruins and archaeological sites. The medieval castle which sits atop the town is an enchanting site to explore, while the immense Peristeria Archaeological Site, located 8km north of Kyparissia, reveals a fascinating collection of graves, palaces and homes, as well as an insight into the Mycenaean civilisation.